Category Archives: dying

Just out of sight

The mail truck just drove by the house, and my first fleeting thought was, “Maybe there will be a letter from Mom.” There will never be another letter from Mom, of course. I spent a week-and-a-half in Michigan watching her … Continue reading

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The hardest goodbye

My mom is dying. There’s no easy way to say that, no softer words to use that will make the reality any easier to accept. My mother, who bore me, raised me, loved me always, supported me unconditionally, will be … Continue reading

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